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GLE'BOUS, a. Gleby; turfy.

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GLE'BOUS, a. Gleby; turfy.


Gleby; turfy. Dict.

  1. Pertaining to the glebe; turfy; cloddy; fertile; fruitful.

    "Gleby land." Prior.
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GLE'BOUS, adjective Gleby; turfy.

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1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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STAMP, v.t. [G.] In a general sense, to strike; to beat; to press. Hence,

1. To strike or beat forcibly with the bottom of the foot, or by thrusting the foot downwards; as, to stamp the ground.

He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground. [In this sense, the popular pronunciation is stomp, with a broad.]

2. To impress with some mark or figure; as, to stamp a plate with arms or initials.

3. To impress; to imprint; to fix deeply; as, to stamp virtuous principles on the heart. [See Enstamp.]

4. To fix a mark by impressing it; as a notion of the Deity stamped on the mind.

God has stamped no original characters on our minds, wherein we may read his being.

5. To make by impressing a mark; as, to stamp pieces of silver.

6. To coin; to mint; to form.

STAMP, v.i. To strike the foot forcibly downwards.

But starts, exclaims, and stamps, and raves, and dies.


1. Any instrument for making impressions on other bodies.

Tis gold so pure, it cannot bear the stamp without alloy.

2. A mark imprinted; an impression.

That sacred name gives ornament and grace, and , like his stamp, makes basest metals pass.

3. That which is marked; a thing stamped.

Hanging a golden stamp about their necks.

4. A picture cut in wood or metal, or made by impression; a cut; a plate.

At Venice they put out very curious stamps of the several edifices which are most famous for their beauty and magnificence.

5. A mark set upon things chargeable with duty to government, as evidence that the duty is paid. We see such stamps on English newspapers.

6. A character of reputation, good or bad, fixed on any thing. These persons have the stamp of impiety. The Scriptures bear the stamp of a divine origin.

7. Authority; current value derived from suffrage or attestation.

Of the same stamp is that which is obtruded on us, that an adamant suspends the attraction of the loadstone.

8. Make; cast; form; character; as a man of the same stamp, or of a different stamp.

9. In metallurgy, a kind of pestle raised by a water wheel, for beating ores to powder; any thing like a pestle used for pounding or beating.

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